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Our local government is impotent on key issues
3:09pm Friday 11th May 2012 in Readers' Letters
I READ councillor David Harrison’s letter about decision-making with interest.
He makes some valid points about power devolving.
For example, he’s correct in his views on fluoride and health issues.
I’m afraid there’s a flaw! These are the very subjects among many others that our local government are impotent on.
As I always point out, it is the unelected bureaucrats in the EU that ultimately make the decisions.
All we do is rubber stamp these directives and regulations in our Parliament, all the way down to running our local government, in which his party has the upper hand in our area.